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Published on Apr 10, 2014
Mitsuko Uchida is not only at home with her renditions of Beethoven but she actually started out recording and performing the full cycle of Mozart piano sonatas and concertos early on in her career. Most critics still believe that she is at her best with Mozart. One thing is certain: she keeps playing better and gets better looking with every passing year!
While the C major concerto has been slightly downplayed by musicologists, it remains not only magisterial but moving -- broad and splendid, yet keenly detailed, in the first movement; touchingly and sweet in the slow movement, with its huge, expressively vocal leaps in the solo part; and filled with gleams and shadows in the animated finale. Riccardo Muti is conducting the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Who are the greatest Living Pianists? See: https://www.rawassertions.com/the-13-...